Known for her novel The Beginning of Everything, which garnered her widespread acclaim upon its publishing in August 2013. She has also run her own eponymous YouTube channel, where she is known for her eclectic blend of vlogs.
She graduated with her degree in creative writing from Columbia University. She subsequently obtained her master's degree in bioethics from the University of Pennsylvania's Perelman School of Medicine.
She has garnered more than 10,000 subscribers to her YouTube channel. In 2015, she released her young adult novel Extraordinary Measures.
She was born and raised in Miami, Florida.
She was nominated for a Goodreads Choice Award for Best Young Adult Fiction novel in 2013 alongside Rainbow Rowell, who won.